Peter Georgescu

Chairman Emeritus of Young & Rubicam and Author of Capitalists Arise

Peter Georgescu spent his entire career as an adman at Young & Rubicam, where he is currently the Chairman Emeritus. During his tenure, Y&R successfully transformed from a private to a publicly-held company. He built the most extensive database on global branding and, from its findings, developed a proprietary model for diagnosing and managing brands.

In 2001, he was elected into the Advertising Hall of Fame and over the years has been privileged to receive Honorary Doctorate of Humanity degrees from a number of colleges and universities.

He is also the author of three books, The Source of Success: Five Enduring Principles at the Heart of Real Leadership, The Constant Choice: An Everyday Journey From Evil Toward Good, and Capitalists Arise!: End Economic Inequality, Grow the Middle Class, Heal the Nation.